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September 25, 1991 | Cristina Lee / Times staff writer
A San Diego subsidiary of VTN Corp., an Orange-based engineering company, has filed for bankruptcy protection from its creditors. Executives at VTN Southwest Inc., considered one of San Diego's oldest civil engineering firms, said the company's bankruptcy filing listed assets of $592,663 and debts of $869,372.
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September 25, 1991 | Cristina Lee / Times staff writer
A San Diego subsidiary of VTN Corp., an Orange-based engineering company, has filed for bankruptcy protection from its creditors. Executives at VTN Southwest Inc., considered one of San Diego's oldest civil engineering firms, said the company's bankruptcy filing listed assets of $592,663 and debts of $869,372.
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January 15, 1991 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
VTN Corp., the engineering and architectural firm based here, said Monday that it has hired former state Assemblyman Dennis Brown to lobby local government agencies on its behalf and advise it on winning municipal contracts. Brown, who has been a director of VTN since October, 1989, was named vice president of the company. His duties will include advising and representing the company in federal, state and local government matters. He will not lobby legislators in Sacramento, the company said.
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November 20, 1990 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Japanese government wants to send its retirees abroad where the living is cheaper, and a small Orange County company is offering a solution. VTN Corp., an engineering firm in Orange, wants to build a giant Leisure World-type retirement community for Japanese and other foreign retirees along a 14-mile stretch of coastline in the West African nation of Senegal.
BUSINESS
March 7, 1991 | ANNE MICHAUD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
On a shelf behind George Fischer's desk is a recent Christmas card from a Saudi Arabian friend: It shows Santa Claus wearing a gas mask. Fischer has friends all over the world, most with less macabre senses of humor. His contacts come from 40 years of gathering information for a newsletter about overseas work contracts. Now job-seekers from seemingly everywhere want to be Fischer's friend.
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January 15, 1991 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
VTN Corp., the engineering and architectural firm based here, said Monday that it has hired former state Assemblyman Dennis Brown to lobby local government agencies on its behalf and advise it on winning municipal contracts. Brown, who has been a director of VTN since October, 1989, was named vice president of the company. His duties will include advising and representing the company in federal, state and local government matters. He will not lobby legislators in Sacramento, the company said.
BUSINESS
November 20, 1990 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Japanese government wants to send its retirees abroad where the living is cheaper, and a small Orange County company is offering a solution. VTN Corp., an engineering firm in Orange, wants to build a giant Leisure World-type retirement community for Japanese and other foreign retirees along a 14-mile stretch of coastline in the West African nation of Senegal.
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October 3, 1990 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two Orange County companies announced Tuesday that their Philippine joint venture firm, Precious Metals Mining and Development Corp., has purchased an option to acquire mining claims in the Philippines. The companies, VTN Corp. of Orange and Shelly Associates Inc. of Tustin, said Precious Metals is in the process of reopening a pre-World War II mine in Camarines Norte, a province 130 miles southeast of Manila, known as Gold River Claims.
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August 8, 1990 | DEAN TAKAHASHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Several Orange County companies with a presence in Saudi Arabia reported Tuesday that they were staying in close touch with the State Department and had not yet decided to evacuate their employees in the wake of American troops being ordered into the Middle Eastern kingdom. Fluor Corp., a construction and engineering firm based in Irvine, has no immediate plans to curtail operations or evacuate its 100 employees from Saudi Arabia, said spokesman Rick Maslin.
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October 3, 1990 | CRISTINA LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two Orange County companies announced Tuesday that their Philippine joint venture firm, Precious Metals Mining and Development Corp., has purchased an option to acquire mining claims in the Philippines. The companies, VTN Corp. of Orange and Shelly Associates Inc. of Tustin, said Precious Metals is in the process of reopening a pre-World War II mine in Camarines Norte, a province 130 miles southeast of Manila, known as Gold River Claims.
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August 8, 1990 | DEAN TAKAHASHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Several Orange County companies with a presence in Saudi Arabia reported Tuesday that they were staying in close touch with the State Department and had not yet decided to evacuate their employees in the wake of American troops being ordered into the Middle Eastern kingdom. Fluor Corp., a construction and engineering firm based in Irvine, has no immediate plans to curtail operations or evacuate its 100 employees from Saudi Arabia, said spokesman Rick Maslin.
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